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Calendar / Events
TASA/TASB Exhibit of School Architecture — Call for Entries
TASA/TASB is seeking submissions for its 2015 Exhibit of School Architecture. Founded in 1987, this competition recognizes newly built and renovated Texas schools by celebrating excellence in planning and design of the learning environment. Entries are due June 1. Winning projects will be on display at this year's TASA/TASB Convention.
New Scenes in America Deserta
The Texas Tech University College of Architecture’s Land Arts of the American West program offers a wide-eyed, sunburnt trip that explores how we alter the land around us.
Curtain Wall Call
Can a 500-ft-tall glass box in Houston possibly be a good idea? The recent expansion of high-rise office buildings says yes.
Texas Society of Architects Mentorship Program
The Texas Architects Mentorship Program provides an opportunity for emerging professionals across the state to connect with AIA Fellows for mentorship and professional development.
2015 Design Conference Reflections
Mark Wellen, FAIA, shares his reflections on the Society's Fourth Annual Design Conference: CRAFT, held on a wintry weekend in Denton.
Current Magazine Issue
This issue looks at the bold use of color in diverse architectural projects. Red is a signature statement in a tiny gem of a Hill Country studio. The glazed skin of the newly-built Richards Group building in Dallas reveals a stunning array of interior colors. In an Austin office lobby, CNC-cut felt murals depict the blues and greens of the local landscape. Rand Elliott’s striking use of color, restrained in the Marfa Contemporary, is on full, whimsical display in an Oklahoma car park.
Creek Show: Light Night
Austin’s Creek Show brought thousands of visitors to Waller Creek on a freezing night last fall to see installations by local architects and landscape architects.
Small is Beautiful
Candid Rogers Architect’s Marfa 10 x 10 Lightbox peeks over the shrubs to provide sweeping views of the West Texas landscape.
Thanks to architect Mell Lawrence’s deft hand with light and patterning, Hollowcat Wild, a boxy limestone residence nestled in the Austin hills, is imbued with what architect and author Christopher Alexander calls “aliveness.”
Between Green and Violet
Rand Elliott, FAIA, deploys color with purpose, punctuating galleries at the Marfa Contemporary with vivid jolts of blue and using colored lighting to transform a series of parking structures in surprising ways.
Based on morphological studies of avian bone structure, James Warton is exploring thin wall optimization as a possible design model.
The Shape of Texas Episodes
|20/16||Matagorda Island Lighthouse|
|18/15||Blanton Museum, UT||2008|
|18/08||Del Mar College Health Sciences and Emergin Technologies Com||2007|
|18/05||O'Neil Ford Civic Complex||1969|
|17/25||John S. Dunn Outreach Center||Houston||2006|
|16/25||"First Church of Christ, Scientist"||Victoria||1952|
|16/24||Semmes Branch Library||San Antonio||2005|
|16/21||El Paso Museum of Art||El Paso||1959|
|16/15||Red River County Courthouse||Clarkesville|